Professional Leadership

ATU - Sligo Campus


Course Name Professional Leadership
Course Provider ATU - Sligo Campus
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code SG_HPROF_M09
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Atlantic Technological University Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Qualification Letters MA
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Expand+2 years part-time, online.

The MA in Professional Leadership is delivered fully online and part-time over two years. In year one, live lectures occurs weekly. In year two, students work with their supervisor to complete their Research Project.


Course Fee Tital Fees: €8,000
Entry Requirements Applicants should normally hold a 2.2 honours degree award in any discipline.

It is preferable applicants will have a minimum of 3 years of postgraduate experience.

For applicants with no formal third level qualification but do have significant experience of leadership in organisations then ATU Sligo’s formal RPL process can be used to assess the suitability of applicants for entry into the the programme.
Course Summary Professional leadership moves beyond more traditional leadership and management ideas to acknowledge that change is needed, that leaders now, more than ever, must be authentic, ethical, financially aware, strategic, and ambitious for their organisation. All of which has been considered within ATU Sligo`s new Masters in Professional Leadership.
Course Content

Expand+The MA in Professional Leadership covers both core and elective learning. Learners will get the opportunity to gather core knowledge, skills and competencies in Leadership; Organisational Psychology; Strategy; Financial Management and Research Method...

Subjects Taught Semester 1
Title Credits
Financial Management 05
Understanding Leadership 05
Organisational Psychology 05
Corporate Governance [E] 05
Entrepreneurship [E] 05

Semester 2
Title Credits
Strategy and Practice 05
Research Design & Development 05
Corporate Social Responsibility [E] 05
Digital Transformation [E] 05

Semester 3
Title Credits
Research Thesis 55

[E] = Elective Module.

Modules subject to availability.
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
This programme has wide appeal for both early career leaders and more established professionals, attracting students from many industries both nationally and internationally. The programme has attracted students with significant...

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